Brian E. Penprase, The Power of the Stars (Second Edition)

Authors

  • Liz Henty University of Wales Trinity Saint David

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.37235

Keywords:

Skyscape, Archaeology

Abstract

Brian E. Penprase, The Power of the Stars, (Second Edition)Cham, Switzerland: Springer (2017). English, 350 pp., with colour illustrations. e-Book, ISBN: 978-3-319-52597-6. £31.99. Hardcover, ISBN: 978-3-319-52595-2. £39.99.

Author Biography

Liz Henty, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Liz Henty left her accountancy career to take the Cultural Astronomy and Astrology MA at University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, where she achieved a distinction for her dissertation entitled 'An Examination of Possible Solar, Lunar and Stellar Alignments at the Recumbent Stone Circles of North-East Scotland'. After taking some short archaeology courses at Aberdeen University, she is now a PhD Student at University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, researching the divide between the disciplines of archaeology and archaeoastronomy. She has presented papers at SEAC and the Theoretical Archaeology Group conferences and is a contributor to the forthcoming volume Skyscapes in Archaeology edited by F Silva and N Campion.

References

Richman, A. M., V. D. Chamberlain and J. Pachak, 2016. “‘Sun Marker’: A Laboratory for Experiential Cultural Astronomy”. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology 2 (2): 217–224. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.30373

Thom, A. and A. S. Thom, 1973. “The Kerlescan Cromlechs”. Journal for the History of Astronomy 4 (3): 168–173. https://doi.org/10.1177/002182867300400303

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Published

2019-02-18

How to Cite

Henty, L. (2019). Brian E. Penprase, The Power of the Stars (Second Edition). Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 4(2), 257-261. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.37235

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